Weymouth, Tasmania

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Weymouth
Tasmania
13 weymouth left bellingham right.jpg
Aerial shot of Weymouth (left) and Bellingham (right)
Weymouth is located in Tasmania
Weymouth
Weymouth
Coordinates 41°01′S 147°09′E / 41.017°S 147.150°E / -41.017; 147.150Coordinates: 41°01′S 147°09′E / 41.017°S 147.150°E / -41.017; 147.150
Population 216 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7252
Location
LGA(s) George Town Council
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Bass

Weymouth is a small township in northern Tasmania, Australia, on the Pipers River opposite Bellingham and about 60 km from Launceston. It has a very small permanent population; however, it attracts many visitors during the summer months. Weymouth has a beach, a tennis court, a community hall with a playground and a seasonal shop, which has now closed.

History[edit]

Back Creek Post Office opened on 1 June 1870 and was replaced by the Weymouth office in 1959.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Weymouth". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012.